Explore the ruins of Herculaneum on a 2-hour private tour with an archeologist guide. Known as the sister to Pompeii, the town was buried following a volcanic eruption in 79 A.D. Get a glimpse into the private lives of Romans and see amazingly well-preserved wooden objects, paintings, and mosaics. While Pompeii was covered in 4-5 meters of ash, an avalanche of mud about 20 meters deep buried Herculaneum, created a better-preserved site. See many of the highlights, including the Forum, the House of the Black Saloon, the House of the Wooden Partition, the Bakery, the Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus, and the beach where hundreds of skeletons of the victims were discovered.
Meet your guide at the Herculaneum ticket office. The guide will be holding a sign with your name on it. You can get to the meeting point by car or by train: By car on Via Pignalver (guarded parking is not available close to the meeting place) By train on Corso Resina 1 to Circumvesuviana Train Station, a 10 minute walk awayopen in google maps ->
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
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